A major issue for mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is making sure wealthy New Yorkers pay more taxes to fund education, but anything that happens would have to go through Albany.
In a letter to state Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor, the ACLU criticized a report on the issue as inadequate.
The plan, aimed at strengthening the state’s pool of teacher candidates, is to require a “B” average to get a teaching certificate.
A nine-year-old lawsuit seeking more funding for Connecticut’s public school should be tossed out, the Connecticut’s Attorney General’s Office told a judge.
A later start to the school day could help teenagers get the most from their classroom time and local districts should consider delaying the first bell, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday.
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The mayoral candidate said he supports universal pre-kindergarten and expanded after-school programs.
Schools in Great Neck, Lawrence, South Huntington, Plainedge, Malverne and Hempstead districts were put on a list of schools needing improvement.
The city is asking the state’s education commissioner to waive the requirement to have a certain amount of librarians in public schools.
In Jersey City, the new mayor – Steve Fulop – can usually be found hard at work behind his desk well before 8 a.m.
A rally will be held Monday evening ahead of a special school board meeting where parents will call for East Ramapo Central School District lawyer Chris Kirby to be fired.
One of the men running for New York City mayor, if elected, would be making a return to city government after an over 15-year absence.
New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.
New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.
The United Federation of Teachers has endorsed former City Comptroller Bill Thompson as its choice for the next New York City mayor.